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Movie Review: Locke

Minimalist cinema can be a tough sell. Not everyone has the patience to stick with a limited cast in just a few locations- let alone one location. 733 more words

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Don't Start Your Triathlon Training...Until You Read This

Two of the biggest experts in triathlon training have joined forces to create a new book that has everything you need to know in order to conquer all four challenges of a triathlon. 801 more words


Book Review — The Histories by Herodotus translated by Tom Holland

The Histories by Herodotus

I will have to pick this up another day.

The library wanted it back too quickly, and I wasn’t in the mood for history. 26 more words

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Movie Quote of the Day - The Impossible, 2012 (dir. J.A. Bayona)

Maria: Lucas, look at this place. They’re so busy in here. You’ve got to go and do something. Go help people. You’re good at it.

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80's Library: Child's Play

Every holiday season, I cannot shake observing the perils of mass consumerism. The television commercials alone seriously make me question why I even continue to watch live network television in the age of digital streaming. 640 more words


A Scatty Introduction: The Summer of Herodotus

If you read science fiction,” she said, “you’ll like Herodotus.”–Pamela Dean’s Tam Lin

I didn’t read much science fiction until after grad school.

I was doing a crash course in classics, reading as much as possible in my years as a Latin T.A.

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He Loves the Schlock, Episode Nine: Thinner

By Vince Gaetano

Sometimes the best movies are just the worst. Does that sound confusing? Of course it does! But don’t worry. I’m here to make things crystal clear. 1,036 more words